Louella Virginia Stephan

1932 - 2019

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Louella V. "Ginny" Stephan, 86, of rural Forest passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, January 18, 2019. Ginny was born on February 26, 1932 in Chillicothe, Ohio to the late Johnson W. and Tressa (Miller) Culbertson. On October 2, 1953 she married Paul Stephan and he survives along with three daughters: Ellen Stephan of California, Susan Wyatt of Kansas and Sarah (Stuart) Lohrum of Loveland, Ohio. She is also survived by five grandchildren: Marie Wyatt, Capt. Kelly Wyatt, Joseph (Erin) Lohrum, Mark (Sophia) Lohrum, and Rachael (Robert) Armstrong; and five great grandchildren. Ginny was an accomplished artist and was an art teacher at Riverdale, Hardin Northern, and Kenton City Schools. She was also a pilot, enjoyed playing Bridge, and was a member of Big Oak United Methodist Church. No visitation will be held and a memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the SCHINDEWOLF-STOUT-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Kenton. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Fairhaven Community, 850 Marseilles Ave, Upper Sandusky, OH 43351. Online condolences can be expressed to the family by visiting www.stoutcrates.com.

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To : Paul Stephan and family
Date :Sunday, January 20th 2019
From : Linda Klump
My girls and I send our condolences.
We are thinking of you and praying for you now and as your healing begins.

To : Uncle Paul Sarah and Ellen
Date :Sunday, January 20th 2019
From : Karen and Bill and Cathy and Laura
I will always treasure the memory of the summer when I was fifteen and Aunt Ginny taught me so much about ceramics and let me use all her equipment and materials. She was so generous, and I have always enjoyed having art in common with her. I speak for Bill as well as myself when I say that we will miss her. I know that nothing I say can make this time any easier for the three of you, but you are very much in our thoughts.

To : Paul Ellen Sarah and family
Date :Monday, January 21st 2019
From : Maryann McNamara
Dear Paul, Ellen, Sarah and family,
My heart breaks for your loss. Ginny was a dear and amazing friend. I will always cherish the times we spent together, her laugh, fun and adventurous nature. She will be missed very much. I hope all of your fond memories will provide comfort and healing in the coming days.
With deepest and sincere sympathy,

To : Ginny's family
Date :Monday, January 21st 2019
From : Kay Reinehr
So very sorry for your loss. Ginny was such a wonderful lady and will be greatly missed.

To : Stephan Family
Date :Tuesday, January 22nd 2019
From : Mary NIchols-Dickinson
Mrs. Stephan was my first art teacher at Espy School in Kenton. I am truly sorry for your loss.
Mary Dickinson

To : Paul and family
Date :Tuesday, January 22nd 2019
From : Hardin County Players
So very sorry to hear of Ginnie's passing. She was a wonderful artist and excelled at creating props for our Players' productions! In Ginnie's memory, we plan to award several "multi-child family" scholarships to our upcoming Children's Summer Theatre Workshop.
Thinking of you with love and sympathy - The officers and members of Hardin County Players (Vicki Miller, President; Julie Crowe, Secretary)

To : Paul and family
Date :Thursday, January 24th 2019
From : Ann Meeks Stephanie and Scott Phillips
Paul and Family,
We are so saddened by the loss of Ginny. The wonderful memories of times our families shared together are too numerous to count. You all will be in our prayers.
Much love,
Ann, Stephanie and Scott